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Ford Violated Code Of Conduct: Watchdog

CBC | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

Rob Ford and his councillor brother Doug have violated the City Hall code of conduct, alleges a complaint filed with the Integrity Commissioner on Fri...

Former Tory MP Under Fire For New Gig

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - An environmental group has asked the federal ethics commissioner to investigate former cabinet minister Ted Menzies over his new work with an...

How The Parties Stack Up: Democracy Watch Report Card

Tyler Sommers | Posted 07.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Tyler Sommers

The Green Party receives a C-, the best grade of bad overall grades in Report Card on British Columbia Parties' Democratic Good Government Platforms -- Conservatives receive a D-, NDP a D-, and Liberals an F. A Dishonesty Downgrade of one full grade is also shown in the Report Card results -- usually only half of all promises are kept because of the lack of an honesty-in-politics law which is needed to effectively penalize promise-breakers and those who deliberately mislead.

Elections Canada 'Keeping Secret' Probes Into Majority Of Complaints: Group

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Elections Canada is withholding information on about 3,000 of the more than 5,000 complaints it has received in the past 15 years, a government accoun...